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Klopp hails 'best game of the season' for Reds Klopp hails 'best game of the season' for Reds
- September 18, 2018

Both have scored two each this season and will be looking to add to that tally when they go head-to-head at Wembley on Saturday lunchtime. Liverpool , the unluckiest team in the league last season in ESPN's Luck Index , escaped but a draw would have been harsh as they dominated and looked more risky from the outset. (more...)
Browns to replace Gonzalez with Joseph at kicker Browns to replace Gonzalez with Joseph at kicker
- September 18, 2018

His potential game-winning kick last week was blocked, and then he missed two extra point attempts and two field goals against the Saints. The Cleveland Browns are still looking for that elusive first win since December of 2016. After running back Carlos Hyde rushed for a one-yard touchdown, the Browns led the Saints by a 12-3 count with 6:43 to play in the third quarter. However, Gonzalez, overcompensating for his previous misses, fired his 52-yard kick well wide of the right upright, ... (more...)
Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri
- September 18, 2018

Sarri is looking to rotate heavily in the competition and confirmed that at least one of Hazard or Pedro will sit out the match in Thessaloniki. Despite his undisputed world class status, Hazard has never yet cracked the very top bracket of elite global players where Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi perform, joined by the likes of Neymar , Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Antoine Griezmann, Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, Gareth Bale and other superstars at various times over the course of the ... (more...)
US Open Umpire Makes First Public Statement US Open Umpire Makes First Public Statement
- September 17, 2018

The 20-year-old became clearly emotional after winning, and pulled her visor over her face as Williams put a comforting arm around her. That will come out of Williams' runner-up check of $1.85 million. And it is extremely rare to see it called, particularly in a major final. While Ramos is known as a stickler for the rules, the US team won't have to worry about coaching violations since captains sit courtside during Davis Cup matches and are permitted to give advice throughout the match. (more...)
Jamie Carragher tells Marcus Rashford to leave Manchester United Jamie Carragher tells Marcus Rashford to leave Manchester United
- September 16, 2018

But despite righting the ship at Burnley and a two-week worldwide break to ease the pressure, Mourinho again took aim at the press. While Fellaini missed the majority of the global break with Belgium owing to a back problem, he had worked his way back to full fitness in time for United's meeting with a Watford side with four wins from four in the Premier League . (more...)
UEFA Nations League Roundup: Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping win UEFA Nations League Roundup: Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping win
- September 13, 2018

For whatever it's worth, the revamped Spain team looked quite sharp, using a more direct approach than the various forms of tiki-taka we have come to expect since La Roja's 2010 World Cup win. A memorable result was capped by a stylish sixth from Isco , who took a touch from Asensio's pass and fired high into the net across the helpless Kalinic. (more...)
Bottom drops out of Detroit Lions defense Monday night Bottom drops out of Detroit Lions defense Monday night
- September 12, 2018

Stafford completed 27 of 46 passes for 286 yards, with one touchdown and the Jets cashed in those four Stafford turnovers for 13 points. It's like the Jets' "New Jack City" defense knew what was coming . "We'll get better moving forward". Darnold converted a third down with his legs to take the Jets into field goal range. When the Lions hired general manager Bob Quinn two-plus years ago, the former Patriots executive chose to keep Caldwell in 2016 and gave him a contract extension ... (more...)
Manchester United's Luke Shaw stretchered off on England duty vs. Spain Manchester United's Luke Shaw stretchered off on England duty vs. Spain
- September 11, 2018

Spain's easy-on-the-eye style began to pick holes in England as the likes of Isco, Alcantara and Saul Niguez took charge. There was some relief for England , though, as left-back Luke Shaw confirmed he is fine after being stretchered off early in the second half with a nasty head injury. (more...)
England's Luke Shaw conscious after sickening head injury against Spain England's Luke Shaw conscious after sickening head injury against Spain
- September 10, 2018

But Press Association Sport understands the 23-year-old is conscious and will undergo further tests at Wembley . England and Spain will also face World Cup runners-up Croatia in League A Group 4 of the UEFA's new tournament created to add spice to the worldwide calendar. (more...)
Deal close on four-player trade with Suns, Rockets Deal close on four-player trade with Suns, Rockets
- September 03, 2018

The move comes as a bit of a surprise with Anderson carrying two years and more than $41 million remaining on his contract. His shooting ability simply couldn't compensate for his defensive struggles and inability to switch onto smaller players, which became a trademark of the Rockets' revamped defense last season. (more...)
Potential Arsenal Lineup against Cardiff City Potential Arsenal Lineup against Cardiff City
- September 03, 2018

After a quiet start to the half, Arsenal went back in front after the hour mark, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang send a fine curling effort into the back of the net. However Lacazette had the final say when he thundered a strike past Etheridge to get the goal his performance deserved. Today was no different, his distribution was poor and his goalkeeping for the first goal could have been much better. (more...)
Walker fires Man City to victory over Newcastle Walker fires Man City to victory over Newcastle
- September 02, 2018

According to The Sun , Guardiola omitted Sane due to some unimpressive displays in training, combined with his disappointing display from the bench against Wolverhampton Wanderers last weekend. Asked directly if he was happy with Sane's commitment, the Catalan replied, "Yes", before insisting he had no serious concerns about the winger's performance at Molineux. (more...)
Nadal through to round two after Ferrer retires Nadal through to round two after Ferrer retires
- August 31, 2018

Murray's successor as British number one Kyle Edmund, seeded 16, slumped to a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1 loss to Paolo Lorenzi, the 36-year-old Italian, who hadn't played on a hard court since the Australian Open in January. Cilic was also finalist at Wimbledon a year ago while del Potro was a semifinalist in 2013. Coming into NY, he's lost just three matches all year. "I'm improving tournament after tournament, match after match. (more...)
Serena Williams Talks Designing Her New Denim Collection Serena Williams Talks Designing Her New Denim Collection
- August 31, 2018

Open after both won in straight sets Wednesday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion said the outfit made her feel like a "superhero" at Roland Garros this year. "I'm going to get the information first and then we see if we make a revolution or not, '" said the bemused French player. Defending champion Sloane Stephens avoided an early exit, recovering from a set down to defeat Ukrainian qualifier Anhelina Kalinina 4-6 7-5 6-2. (more...)
Jose Mourinho provides Phil Jones update ahead of Burnley v Man United Jose Mourinho provides Phil Jones update ahead of Burnley v Man United
- August 30, 2018

After an uncomfortable week of prodding and probing in the wake of the shock defeat at Brighton , a packed Old Trafford expected a response from Jose Mourinho's side. 'So it's a fantastic game to get rid of all that negativity around the club. United had beaten Spurs 1-0, 1-0, 1-0 and 3-0 in their last four league meetings at Old Trafford . (more...)
Jose Mourinho ‘one loss from the sack’ at Man Utd Jose Mourinho ‘one loss from the sack’ at Man Utd
- August 30, 2018

But when Harry Kane broke the deadlock with a free header from a corner early in the second half, United simply capitulated and were hit with a second Spurs goal in as many minutes. "The club are going through a tough time but I don't see where they go after Mourinho ". A year ago though saw United go an entire season without silverware, a rare occurrence for such a proud club. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri hits back at Napoli chairman's criticism - 'He is missing me' Maurizio Sarri hits back at Napoli chairman's criticism - 'He is missing me'
- August 25, 2018

Kovacic's inclusion in the Chelsea matchday squad against Arsenal came at the expense of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, prompting fresh speculation that the academy graduate could leave Stamford Bridge on loan in search of more regular first-team opportunities this month. (more...)
‘Big City’ Matt Adams returns to the Cardinals ‘Big City’ Matt Adams returns to the Cardinals
- August 22, 2018

The team has acquired second baseman Daniel Murphy in a trade with the Washington Nationals , according to our own Jeff Passan. Whatever decision the Nats make, and it's likely one out of the first two choices, will tell us a lot about how they want to play out the rest of the season: keep Harper and they think they have a chance, trade him and they're looking to start over next season. (more...)
Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace
- August 22, 2018

Get the latest World Cup news updates. Liverpool then sealed their victory in stoppage time thanks to Sadio Mane's breakaway goal that saw the Sengalese run 50 yards before rounding Hennessey. The closest Palace came to scoring was when Andros Townsend curled a long-range shot against the crossbar in the first half. Klopp's men finally made the breakthrough just seconds before half-time. (more...)
India pile on runs at Trent Bridge India pile on runs at Trent Bridge
- August 22, 2018

Resuming the session at 194/2, Pujara and Kohli started the session with some beautifully crafted shots before Pujara was dismissed by Stokes. Root was first to go, just hanging his bat out to a wide delivery as Rahul caught another one at second slip. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric nominated for UEFA award Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric nominated for UEFA award
- August 21, 2018

Juventus and Portugal worldwide Cristiano Ronaldo has made the final three man shortlist of players that will fight for the 2017/18 UEFA player of the year award . Modrić was even awarded with the Golden Ball in recognition for his performances at the World Cup, a trophy last has previously been one by the likes of Lionel Messi , Ronaldo Nazário and the late Johan Cruyff. (more...)
Fury warns Wilder after he sees of Pianeta in Belfast Fury warns Wilder after he sees of Pianeta in Belfast
- August 20, 2018

He had many belts, but he's never had the WBC belt. While Francesco Pianeta was scarcely thought to be any match for the unbeaten heavyweight, much was being made pre-fight of the presence of Deontay Wilder at ringside. "One thing I promise, in Las Vegas, is that I am knocking you out", he said. "I'll put my best foot forward and rise up to the occasion". "I'm very awkward to land on and I'll give Wilder his credit but I've not got a glass chin. (more...)
England vs India 3rd Test: Discussion points from Day One England vs India 3rd Test: Discussion points from Day One
- August 20, 2018

He added 33 runs for the last wicket with Anderson before holing out off Bumrah in the deep. England's Chris Woakes celebrates. Pandya has become a fixture in India's one-day side, but has endured a fitful start to his Test career. Woakes never stopped since he came back at Lord's; hit in the deck prior to the batsmen were preparing for lunch of day one. The host's desperate trial to make them apart was thrived by Stuart Broad and more spectacularly by Cook who outsmart Rahane by a one ... (more...)
Willian: I wouldn’t have stayed under Conte Willian: I wouldn’t have stayed under Conte
- August 19, 2018

Willian, 30, was a reported target for Manchester United and FC Barcelona during the off-season as his relationship with Conte reached a tipping point. "Is it fun to play this way?" "The manager tells us to play, to enjoy ourselves on the pitch, with responsibility." he continued, states The Sun . (more...)
Cardiff City 0 Newcastle United 0 Cardiff City 0 Newcastle United 0
- August 19, 2018

Kenedy is facing a retrospective ban after appearing to kick out at home debutant Harry Arter , but Newcastle were later reduced to 10 men as substitute Isaac Hayden saw red for scything down Josh Murphy from behind. The club's next four games will see them take on Cardiff City , Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal, in arguably one of their most hard stretches of the season when you include the Spurs game too. (more...)
Manchester City's Pep Guardiola wary of Tottenham Hotspur game switch Manchester City's Pep Guardiola wary of Tottenham Hotspur game switch
- August 18, 2018

The new Amazon documentary " All or Nothing: Manchester City " reveals the heated exchange between players following their 3-2 defeat to Manchester United, last season. But human beings have a limit. "If you're fresh, with normal vacations, then that doesn't happen". "We want to help the Premier League, I think we didn't release any statement about Tottenham, we don't know anything", City manager Guardiola told a news conference. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne suffers serious injury in Manchester City training
- August 16, 2018

Kyle Walker is confident Manchester City will be able to cope with the loss of Kevin De Bruyne to injury. Although the severity of the injury is not yet known, it is thought that it may be similar to that which the Belgian suffered while playing for City against Everton in January 2016. (more...)
Griffiths: Champions League is the standard for Celtic
- August 15, 2018

The agent of Belgium worldwide Dedryck Boyata has hit out at Celtic for turning down transfer offers from Fulham, Olympiakos and Fenerbahce . Celtics poor recruitment is the reason they are out! Glasgow Celtic suffered their first domestic defeat of the 2018-19 season on Saturday, with the Scottish champions going down 1-0 to Hearts at Tynecastle. (more...)
Twitter explodes as England crushed India Twitter explodes as England crushed India
- August 14, 2018

India losing the 2nd Specsavers' Test against England at Lord's yesterday is clearly the biggest news going around among cricketing circles right now. "It was very impressive from the bowling department, but there are still question marks with the batting". "I was gutted when that rain arrived, " Broad said. (more...)
Pogba says he needs more support to stay at Manchester United Pogba says he needs more support to stay at Manchester United
- August 14, 2018

However, a post on Pogba's Instagram account shortly after the game fuelled continuing speculation that he is still far from settled at Old Trafford. Pogba was also asked about the contrast playing for Red Devils and Les Bleus. "And wearing this, it's even more because of the past, because of the players that played here, the people that have been wearing this". "I'd like to know what he thinks he can't say, but he is still a Manchester United player", Brown said. (more...)
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski rips NCAA for changing rules without consulting National Basketball Association ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski rips NCAA for changing rules without consulting National Basketball Association
- August 11, 2018

The NBA's current rules require USA players to be 19 years old and one year removed from high school, which has led to many elite high school players using college basketball as a one-year waypoint before turning pro. Schools would be required to provided tuition, fees and books assistance to players who left early and wanted to return to school within 10 years. The belief in National Basketball Association circles is that the earliest such a change would go into effect is for the 2021 ... (more...)
Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin Have Confrontation Before Game Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin Have Confrontation Before Game
- August 11, 2018

Newton then motioned to Davis to leave and proceeded to follow Benjamin around while talking to him with his hands behind his back for a few moments. Anybody! Quarterbacks with knowledge, who know how to place a ball and give you a better chance to catch the ball. (more...)
Ben Stokes trial: soldier grabbed metal bar after knockout punch Ben Stokes trial: soldier grabbed metal bar after knockout punch
- August 09, 2018

Spure told the court. On Monday's opening day of the trial, jurors saw footage of Stokes, 27, brawling with 27-year-old Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale, 28, outside Mbargo in the early hours of September 25 last year. "I got a little frightened so closed the window and went back to bed". "I made a decision to intervene and asked Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale to stop abusing Kai and William". (more...)
Lyon continue to hope to convince Barcelona into a Yerry Mina deal Lyon continue to hope to convince Barcelona into a Yerry Mina deal
- August 07, 2018

According to Sport Witness , Het Laatste Nieuws reports Toby "absolutely wants to leave Spurs " and the Red Devils are hopeful the claimed £65m deal can be completed before the transfer window shuts. FC Barcelona's Sporting director responded to Mina's complaint about more game time by saying, " Yerry had a great World Cup, he will come here and we believe in him, that's why he's here". (more...)
Urban Meyer aware of abuse allegations in 2015: Fired OSU coach Urban Meyer aware of abuse allegations in 2015: Fired OSU coach
- August 05, 2018

Meyer admitted that he did not handle the situation correctly during Big Ten media days, saying that his job is to be "clear, compassionate and, most of all, completely accurate". How convenient that nearly simultaneously to Meyer's statement being released on Friday, Zach Smith did an interview with ESPN in which he used words like "honest" and "heartfelt" to describe Meyer's statement. (more...)

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